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Minors in Adult Jails | Minors in Adult Jails

david-chura's picture
Nov.27.2009
There are 109 inmates serving life sentences without parole for non-homicide crimes they committed when they were 18 or younger. Some, put behind bars when they were 13 or 14, have been locked up for twenty or thirty years. Those 109– minors then, adults now in their prime, or at least they should...
david-chura's picture
Nov.27.2009
CNN Justice (11-13-2009) did an interesting and enlightening story on the United States aging prison population and the need for increased and more expensive health care. Americans hold firm to their belief that the only way to deal with crime is to lock people up. It’...